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in the christian science monitor noted that when he passed in the street, the young men would call out, hello, chris. they knew his face. would laugh and say hello always. this is the right way to deal with our people, he said. libyan friends said he was always ready to put his country first. he shone by being himself, interested in the lives of ordinary people. his death was met with shock and sadness in libya. feelings with regard to americans that are rare in that part of the world these days. for me that judgment captures key characteristics of chris and his approach to life and work. secretary of state hillary clinton noted chris's swearing in as ambassador to libya on an earlier tour, he was visiting roman ruins at one of the tourist sites in libya. he was trailed by gadhafi security men who were obviously intimidating to other tourists. as she recounted it, he reached over to one of the men, stole his camera out of his hands and started taking pictures of the men who had been following him. they were so dumbfounded that they had to laugh. after a quick conversation, chris convinced the
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> our second story outfront. gun battle. president obama proposed 23 executive actions. 23. among them, ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. background checks. and strengthening mental health reporting and regulation. the nra said only honest law abiding gun owners will be affected and our children will remain vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedy. what is the nra's strategy when it comes to this debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours. >> reporter: in a hard hitting response the nra has rolled out this ad saying the president is happy to have armed secret service agents protecting his children but for everyone else. >> a hypocrit when it comes to fair share of security. >> reporter: it is the latest muscle flex by the gun group superpack which last year spent more than $16 million to influence political races. that is not a tremendous amount for such efforts. big oil, the pharmacy industry and retired people have more and better
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. . >>> our second story "outfront," breakingous. cnn has learned that one american has been killed in the algeria hostage situation. i want to get straight to jill dougherty at the state department. jill, what can you tell us about this man who has lost his life? >> erin, the latest information we're getting is the name of that american who did die. it's coming in a statement from victoria nuland who is the spokesperson for the state department. she said that his name was fredrick butaccio and he died in that hostage situation. the state department is expressing its deepest condolences to the family and also the friends of fredrick. but they're not giving any details and that is one thing that has plagued it's information coming out of algeria ever since this began. we do know from a u.s. official that six americans, however, were freed or escaped, and others still are unaccounted for. earlier friday victoria nuland also said that some americans are being held hostage. so the bottom line here is that of it continues to be an operation w
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> our third story "outfront," is the nra unbeatable. the powerful gun lobbying group has seen its membership grow by more than 250,000 in the past month and this is even more stunning. it added more than 30,000 new members on the day of the president's press conference. 30,000 people in one day. while president obama has made gun control a priority in this term, he's still struggling to get the american people on his side. the latest cnn poll show that is 49% of americans disapprove of how the president has handled gun control and that's even after this ad which was criticized by democrats and republicans alike. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? then why is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools when his kids are protected by armed guards at their school? >> is the nra winning the gun debate even in spite of an ad like that? "outfront" continue aaron blake a political reporter for "the washington post" who wrote about this topic today and cnn contributors reihan salam and roland martin. you gave t
with muskets and militias. no single person can train all the math and science teachers will need to equip our children for the future, building the roads, networks, and research laboratories that will bring the jobs to our shores. now more than ever we must do these things together, as one nation, one people. [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises that steal our resolve and prove our resilience. a decade of war is ending. [applause] an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless, for we possess all the qualities of this world but that demands. youth and driver, diversity and open this, an analyst capacity for risk -- an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. we will see that so long as we see this together. host: the editorial page from "usa today." they wrote this about president obama, saying that a decade of war is ending -- host: fred barnes, executive editor of "the weekly standard," wrote this in the opinion state -- opinion section of "the wall street journal." host: mr obama was less explicit but his emphasis was on the
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> after years of vehement denial after all of the lawsuits lance armstrong reportedly admitted i doped. he sat down with oprah that is set to air on her network thursday. according to the associated press they are just reporting armstrong got emotional at times as he confessed to using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong was at the forefront of the most sophisticated and successful doping program sports has err seen. last year the agency reported 11 of armstrong's former teammates witnessed him using the drug. 11 of them. cycling officials toured him from his titles and banned him from life. he later tweeted a photo his frame winning jerseys behind him. he calls the investigation a witch hunt. today is different a much different story. before the oprah interview armstrong stopped his live strong foundation and got choked up with staff as he apologized to staff. what all we learned? >> this thing had a tight lid kept on it all day long. they
, gays kamal people, the disabled. and i'm also an ira of science. found out all those things today and yet president obama said that we are a unit country. lou: we understand thaat progras are iinadequate. if we could put this out to the audience. we understand that outworn programs are inadequate to the needs of our time, we must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government. that is what will give real meaning to our ceed. in other words, the founding principles and values of the nation had no reality unless we make our government and apparently support some ideas and technology that are not even available right now. >> he hates the constitution. that's when it comes down to. we have to adapt founding principles to our changing times and needs. we must change. you know what, the constitution was written with an unchanging you of human nature in mind. the left believes it is the only thing that can change human nature on a fundamental level, corrective action. the constitution stands in the way of their grand plan to change human nature. that is why everything you hear
, no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the futures or build the roads and networks and research labs that will bring new jobs to our shores. who is suggesting one person can do this? what he's trying to say there is, you can't do it. communities can't do it. businesses can't do it. groups of private individuals, private sector can't do it. we've got it give it all to washington to do, but no one is making the argument that even suggests that. here is another one. we reject the belief that america must choose caring for the generation that built this country and building the generation that built this future. who is saying this? taking everybody on social security and roll them over the cliff? the straw man argument. and what got me, the focus, what are the issues facing america today. on this day, fewer americans are working than were working four years ago. >> sean: 8.3 million. >> yeah, and at the current rate of job creation, it's going to take us 26 more months just to get back to that point in 2007 when we went in
and science teachers read for the future. we must harness new ideas to revamp the tax code and reform our schools and empower citizens with the skills they need to work harder and reach higher. lou: he did not actually say education but he did mention the word reform. he wants to change everything. if you believe the data the federal education department puts out you may think there is no need it only reflected the reality. the education department is a giddy that shows high-school graduation rate is 78-point to%. 70-point to% that is a 35 year, and not a high but the best this report, think about it. 21% is not getting it done. the education department also notes, about this, the national dropout rate is 3 percent overall down from 4% last year. are you kidding me? if only 78.2% are getting it done how does that end up at 3%? new mask? federal math? political math. is a joke not funny brought to by the department of education. a report from a nonprofit group last year told the difference story that dropouts to do you to be a significant national crisis and their least 1,550 high-school i
:00 eastern we will examine precisely that. why we cheat, the psychology and science behind cheating. we're all over it. don't miss it tomorrow. that's it for me here m i'm brooke baldwin in atlanta. now we go to washington to wolf blitzer. "the situation room" begins now. >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, breaking news. americans held hostage in a deadly terrorist attack in algeria. we'll have the latest. >>> also, the president of the nra is here in "the situation room." we're getting his reaction to the sweeping proposals against gun violence. and the presidential inauguration only five days away. we'll take you inside the law enforcement command center working to keep him safe. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> let's get to the breaking news. a deadly terrorist attack on a gas field in eastern algeria near the libyan border. some of the more than 40 hostages seized have been released but a number of them are still being held, including americans. the state department confirms those americans are affiliated with the oil gian
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized chicken, nothing brings you together like chicken noodle soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> on this day we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and warn out dogmas that for far too long that strangled our politics, but our time of standing pat of protecting narrow interests and putting off unpleasant decisions, that time has surely passed. >> we all remember that inspiring call from president obama exactly four years, to end partisan politics. if you were keeping score, and we are, that promise would actually fall into the incomplete category. promises considered, mostly clept, more jobs and a middle class tax break,
him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> it's sad, but true. lawmakers on the left say that those that disagree with the president's new anti-gun plans must be be racist, now listen to what congressman hank johnson told yesterday after the president announced he's going to bypass congress and put forward 23 executive actions. >> and just a minute ago, tha f n.r.a.'s true colors, a personal dislike of the president. why do you think, why do you think that is? >> well, first of all, first of all -- first of all he is black and as a black person being the president of these united states, that's something that they still cannot-- they still cannot get over. they couldn't get over the first election. they're still shocked at the second election, to use a pun, shell shocked. >> sean: and mr. johnson, i have a wild thought perhaps the n.r.a. disagrees with the president's policies because she represent an assault on the second amendment to the constitution. and more, new york congressma
judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> and here is what the american people think about that. our brand-new cnn/orc poll shows 49% of the nation thinks that it is a manmade problem. you can see that just 23% say it's not a proven fact at all. i want to bring in our white house correspondent, dan lothian. there were a lot of things touched on in this speech, but the mention of global warming, did that seem to catch people by surprise? >> reporter: i think so. i mean, we've not heard a lot of conversation here in washington about climate change. i looked back just a few days ago i was putting together a piece for cnn.com and i was writing about the president's priorities over the next four years. at the end of that piece i tucked in a line about climate change. i remember thinking, it's been a while since i've heard about this. i have to go back to the first year of the president's first term where he tried to make some movement on climate change and then caught up in the economic crisis that got
betray our children and future generations. some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> before leaving the capitol, president obama pauses to absorb the moment. >> take a look one more time. i'm not going to see this again. >> what about women's rights? on today's 40th abc anniversary of roe v. wade our exclusive nbc news-wall street journal polls shows for the first time a majority of americans say abortion should be legal in almost all cases. candid camera. the girls snap pictures. they dance. they laugh it up during the parade. >>> nbc's al roker scores a thumbs up from president obama. and gets a running handshake from vice president biden. >> mr. president, how is it going? >> great. >> mr. vice president, hey, how are you doing? come on. come -- come on. >> oh, yeah! yes! yes! >> and lady in red. >> ladies and gentlemen, my better half and my dance partner, michelle obama. >> first lady michelle obama dazzles in a jason wu gown at the inaugural balls. >>> w
: the science on this is pretty clear -- the question of how you dress -- address thus is obviously much less clear. but caller is alluding to the idea of there being some kind of carbon tax, some kind of way of making it less economically attractive to burn fossil fuels thereby increasing the cost which is then passed on to taxpayers in directly with regulatory action. to do that can have the same the fact. -- effect. there's no question there is an economic cost to addressing this. some of them are direct to consumers and some are little bit longer term and harder to see. it will impose strict regulatory regimes on burning carbon fuels, do we become less globally competitive with countries like china and india that are moving much lower if at all to address this? can -- they can manufacture things cheaply than we can as a result. it ultimately comes down to a value system of -- do we want to sustain our competitiveness for now or do we want to try to head off a problem that is accumulating gradually and will be a much bigger problem potentially down the road host: we are waiting for the hou
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fascism and communism's with muskets are in no if no single person can train all the math and science teachers for what they will need to quit the children of the future for. or build the road to networks and research labs that will bring new jobs to our shores. now more than ever, we must do these things together. as one nation and one people. [cheers] [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises steel our resolve and prove evers-williams. a decade of war has not ended. [cheers] [applause] and economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless. for we possess all the qualities of this world, youth and diversity and openness. unless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we see fit together. [cheers] [applause] we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in the growing many barely make it. [cheers] [applause] we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know
guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> you're in "the situation room." we're standing by for house republican leaders as they react to what they see as the president's liberal second term agenda. the fiscal fight is ahead and the gop's future. stand by for that. >>> hillary clinton is getting ready for a grilling about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate. >>> plus, fake ingredients in the food we eat, fish, fruit juice. >> infant labels. can we trust the labels? we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> and we're following the breaking news this time out of texas where three people, at least two of them students, have been wounded in a shootout at a community college. the north harris campus of the lone star community college has been evacuated. authorities say the situation has been resolved. police say two people began shooting at each other near the school library. one of the wounded is a suspe
may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> so, van, you've been talking about this for years. and it sounds like, you know, the president is now making it a priority in his second term. what's the most important thing he's going to vo to have to do addressing climate change. >> first, hurricane sandy, the superstorm, wait it hit new york new jersey that put it back on the map. it wasn't talked about by either candidate in the last round. i was totally thrilled, not just that, he spoke to every stripe in his rainbow coalition, historic statement with regard to lesbians, gays, the entire, new emerging majority. all of that i think is in jeopardy if we don't do anything about climate change. he can do a lot of things with executive orders, the existing coal plants could be made more clean with executive authority. also he should do a bilateral with the leadership of china. china's having a horrible environmental crisis, air quality's going down. an opportunity for
judgment of science but none can avoid the fires droughts and more powerful storms. the path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. but america cannot resist this transcyst. we must lead it. we cannot succeed to other nations the power that will bring new jobs. we must claim its promise. our forests and waterways, our coplands and snow capped peaks; that is how we will preserve our planet, commanded to our care by god. that is what will lend meaning to the creed our fathers once declared. we, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war. [ cheers and applause ] >> obama: our brave men and women in uniform, tempered by the flames of battle are unmatched in skill and courage. our citizens, seared by the memory of those lost know too well the price that is paid for liberty. the knowledge of their sacrifice will keep us vigilant. we turned sworn enemies into the surest of friends and we must carry those times as well. we will defend our people and uphold our values through strength of arms and rule of la
of fascism and communism with muskets. no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future or build the roads and networks and research labs that will bring new businesses to our shores. now more than ever we must do these things together. as one nation. and one people. this generation of americans has been tested by crises that sealed our resolve and proved our resilience. a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. youth and drive, diversity and openness, of endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and is we will seize it so long as we seize it together. for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in a growing many barely make it. we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know that america thrives when every person can find i
a partnership with life sciences and our universities to spur research and produce high paying jobs and because indiana is agriculture, we envision our state becoming a hub of food and agricultural breakthroughs by supporting the development an agriculture innovation corridor, indiana will continue to lead from the farm across the midwest and across the world. [applause] our budget also ensures that the indiana economic development corporation is adequately equipped to attract more business and investment to the hoosier state and to operate with greater transparency and accountability to the public. [applause] and lastly, our budget keeps faith with those to whom we owe the most. it was ape hamlin con that we must quote, care for him who shall have born the battle. but in indiana, our veterans are hurting, and they need our help believe it or not, post 911 hoosier receipt vans are an unemployment rate higher than the national average. we have to do better. we owe these heroes nothing less. heroes like big tim wysong. he got that nickname on the football team on hagerstown high school in
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